Diana Dors

Remembering Dickie Dawson

Long before he was a star of Hogan’s Heroes and then the popular host of Family Feud in the U.S., Richard Dawson was known in England as Dickie Dawson.

The British Marilyn: Blonde Bombshell Diana Dors

My Week with Marilyn, a movie opening tomorrow (Nov. 23), looks at what happened when Marilyn Monroe arrived on British shores.

America vs. Britain in the ’50s: Yanks Had Marilyn Monroe, Brits Had Diana Dors

If you’re planning to settle down on August 17th to watch the new Dominic West drama The Hour, right here on BBC America, you may be wondering what life can have been like for the poor beleaguered British back in the 1950s.  You …